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    Angry shell casings at head

    what would cause a 45 cal 1911 to throw spent casings back at my head? a bad extractor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stormbringerr View Post
    what would cause a 45 gal to throw spent casings back at my head? a bad extractor?
    Well, first, telling her age to everyone is sure to get something thrown at your head.

    Then, you might think about what you said to her just before the cases started to fly.






    What?

    Ohh ... you said Cal, not Gal.




    ... Never mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wandering Man View Post
    Well, first, telling her age to everyone is sure to get something thrown at your head.

    Then, you might think about what you said to her just before the cases started to fly.






    What?

    Ohh ... you said Cal, not Gal.




    ... Never mind.

    WM
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    thanks for all the profound advice gentlemen

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    Are you shooting indoors or out?

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    could be the Ejector, Extractor or worn out recoil spring... I've had the same problem in the past. I had my gunsmith did a little work on the ejector and helped, but when I use cheap ammo it tends to fly back towards my forehead. I'm getting ready to replace the ejector to see if that helps. I also adjusted my Extractor as well.

    You also may want to think about replacing the recoil spring....
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    You must have a big head.


    j/k

    Some of my guns do that. Some don't. It varies too so I'm thinking the ammo and my grip share some of the blame.

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    On a 1911, you might need to fit an extended ejector. that should get the brass out and away from your head.

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